On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Highlands County submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $24 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 283% of the listings in the Highlands County are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,700 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class A.